I'm the space science producer for Discovery News, and I have a special love for solar physics, manned spaceflight and investigating the inner workings of our universe. I hold a Ph.D in Solar Physics and an M.Phys in Astrophysics. The exploration of space is an adventure; it's my job to chronicle our journey.
During a recent flyby of Saturn's moon Titan, NASA's Cassini mission captured some breathtaking infrared views of the small world, photographing sunlight glinting off its hydrocarbon seas. Continue reading →
Christopher Nolen's movie 'Interstellar' will be an epic space adventure encapsulating humanity's need to explore the Universe, but it's the visual effects for the movie that are garnering early attention. Continue reading →
Hours after a catastrophic launch failure in the US, on the other side of the world, Russia's Soyuz rocket carried out a successful launch of an unmanned Progress spacecraft, which arrived at the space station only 6 hours later. Continue reading →
The biggest storm in the solar system may be slowly dwindling, but as can be seen from this view, even the shadow from Jupiter's biggest moon cannot engulf the mighty Great Red Spot. Continue reading →
Earlier this year, NASA's LADEE moon orbiter was intentionally crashed into the lunar surface after completing its mission. Now, another moon orbiter has spotted LADEE's final resting place for the first time. Continue reading →
The morphology of a baby star's magnetic field is thought to impact the evolution of any planetary system -- and now astronomers have gained an insight to how complex these fields can be. Continue reading →
There was already a high probability that active region (AR) 2192 was going to erupt with a powerful solar flare, so it came as little surprise when two X-class flares erupted within 24 hours of eachother.
A stunning short film about dogged determination and ambition that can help humanity achieve anything. Continue reading →
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